[The following list is a compilation of the reports, statements, and other materials featured on the Jadaliyya Reports Page this past week.]
Joint Statement: Palestinian NGOs in Israel Reject the "Sectarian Representation Law" Palestinian NGO`s in Israel speak out against splitting Arab representation on a public advisory board of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission between Christians and Muslims.
Reporters Without Borders Statement on Harassment of Media in Yemen Reporters Without Borders reports on the regular acts of violence committed with impunity against journalists.
Statement: Confronting the Human Rights Crises Left in the Wake of the Iraq War Jeena Shah of the Center for Constitutional Rights outlines the continuing efforts by the Right to Heal Initiative to seek the trial of the United States for war crimes in Iraq.
Squeezing the Life out of Yarmouk: War Crimes Against Besieged Civilians Amnesty International reports on the ivarious war crimes committed against the civilians currently trapped and being starved in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp located in Damascus, Syria.
Witnessing Gezi (Video) Photojournalist Emin Ozmen`s prize-winning footage of the Taksim Gezi Park protests against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan which took place last summer.
The Next Round in Gaza The International Crisis Group reports on the high possibility of the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza shattering, ushering in another round of intense fighting that neither side wants. The ICG also suggests how this can be avoided.
The Terrorism Law in Bahrain: A Tool to Silence Dissidents The Bahrain Center for Human Rights reports on the liberal use of the vaguely defined 2006 "Protecting Society from Terrorism Acts" to persecute peaceful dissidents and activists.
Joint Statement Calling for Release of Arbitrarily Detained Journalists and Others in Syria Reporters Without Borders and sixty other NGO`s call on the Syrian government to heed the United Nations Security Council demand to release all arbitrarily detained people, in particular the human rights activists Mazen Darwish, Hani al-Zitani, and Hussein Ghareer.
Human Rights Watch Briefing on Saudi Arabia`s New "Terrorism Laws" Human Rights Watch reports on the newly created legal framework that seeks to categorize nearly all dissident expression as "terrorism". The new terrorism law and royal decrees come during a crackdown on activists and dissidents.
Panel Event -- The Syrian Tragedy: Where From? Where to? (3 April, George Mason University)
Introducing MERIP`s Blog and Its Guest Editors
Call for Applicants: AUB Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Public Policy and International Affairs in the Arab World
Call for Papers: Understanding Israeli Practices of Forced Displacement and Settler Colonialism in the OPT (Deadline: 1 May)
Call for Participants: Proposal Writing and Research Design Seminars for Junior Scholars in Egyptian Public Universities (Deadline: 1 May)
Conference -- The Revolutionary Public Sphere: Contention, Communication, and Culture in the Arab Uprisings (10 April, University of Pennsylvania)
Conference -- The Past and the Future of the Legal Left: Celebrating Duncan Kennedy`s Scholarship (London, 22 May)